Branch Meetings: The Ashbourne Branch meets 2nd Sunday of the month at the Ex-Servicemen’s Club, Market Place, Ashbourne, Derbyshire DE6 1EU.
President: Brell Ewart e-mail firstname.lastname@example.org
Chairman: Patrick Kerr e-mail Ashbourne.Chairman@RBL.Community
Vice Chairman: Richard Allen e-mail email@example.com
Secretary: Jane Harris e-mail Ashbourne.Secretary@RBL.Community
Membership Secretary: As per Secretary
Welfare Officer: Vacant
Poppy Appeal Organiser: Believed to be occupied but no information given.
Standard Bearer: Richard Allan e-mail firstname.lastname@example.org
For information about the branch please contact the branch Secretary
News & Events
The Ashbourne Branch of the Royal British Legion held a service of Re-Dedication for The Memorial Gates on Sunday June 10th 2018.
Branch Chairman Paddy Kerr invited RBL County President Mr Robert Shields DL to lock the Gates. The Key was then formally handed to The Chairman.
The service of re-dedication was led by Rev. N. Rode during which Standards were lowered. The Prayer was led by Rev T. Morris.
Col. Adam Fraser-Hitchen laid a wreath on behalf of all service people who made the ultimate sacrifice. The Ashbourne President, Mr Brell Ewart then tied the first message of remembrance in memory of those lost in WW1 in commemoration of the 100th Anniversary of the Armistice.
Pictured are (from the left):
Ian Woolley, Deputy Standard Bearer; Nigel Gould, Ashbourne Scouts; Col Adam Fraser-Hitchen, Deputy Commander 7th Infantry Brigade and HQ East; Trilby Shaw – Ashbourne RBL Vice Chair and PAO; Cllr Sue Bull, Mayor of Ashbourne; Derbyshire RBL President Robert Shields DL ; Paddy Kerr, Chairman Ashbourne RBL; Anne Smith, Ashbourne RBL Committee; Brell Ewart, Ashbourne RBL President.
PAO (Poppy Appeal Organiser):